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    Japanese Skating Boots

    does anyone know if there are good japanese skating boots comparable, with Graf, Harlick, Jackson, Riedell etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by grandma View Post
    does anyone know if there are good japanese skating boots comparable, with Graf, Harlick, Jackson, Riedell etc
    I don't think there are any Japanese skating boot manufacturers.
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    I think they may make some figure skating boots, but nothing high-end.
    Here's the top model I found on an online skate shop that wasn't a Graf or other recognized foreign brand: http://item.rakuten.co.jp/kosugi-skate/0105f3a/
    There is no manufacturer name listed; it just says "our boots", which makes me think it might be the Kosugi brand (same brand as the online store). It says this model is for skaters doing double jumps.

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    Thank you for your help

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    Actually, I think this is a manufacturer:http://www.esc-sss.co.jp/index.html
    They are headquartered in Nagano and called ESC SSS Skate Co (in Japanese, ESC SSS is pronounced "ESK-san-essu").
    They don't seem to sell any really high end figure skates. The only decent blade they are selling is the Wilson Coronation Ace.

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    Everyone in Japan skates in the only two brands available: Risport and Graf. 90% of people choose Risport.

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